Recover Disappeared Notes From iPhone When Sync With iTunes

By | June 18, 2015


Last weekend I made very important notes via Notes app on my iPhone 4S. Yesterday I made a backup via iTunes on my desktop computer and since then the notes of last weekend have disappeared!! They’re not to find anymore on both my iPhone and in iTunes.¬†Does anyone know how and/or if I can retrieve them one way or another?

There are many possibilities that this user’s notes got disappeared. When launch iTunes, if you have ticked “Automatically sync when this iPhone is connected” in the options area, iTunes will sync data with your iPhone,which means your data can be overwritten. This is one possibility. Actually, we cannot get this user’s real operation situation, so we cannot define his problem exactly. However, I want to share a method to help this user to recover disappeared notes when sync with iTunes.

In order to recover disappeared notes from iPhone when sync with iTunes, you need the help from iFonebox, for iFonebox empowers you to extract and restore lost notes from your iTunes backup or iCloud backup. All the iTunes backup files of your iOS Device which has ever synced with iTunes on this computer will be automatically found and listed in iFonebox interface. By just a few mouse clicks, you can easily recover those notes on your computer or device as readable files. Bear in mind that, to recover your lost notes by this mode, please do not sync your iDevice with iTunes in case of data to be erased.
Besides, iFonebox is also supportive to Recover from iOS Device mode, which makes it possible to recover deleted data like contacts, notes, messages from your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch directly. One more attractive feature of iFonebox is that it is capable of recovering lost notes and contacts back to your iPhone or iPad directly.
How to recover disappeared notes from iPhone when sync with iTunes?
Certainly, the first thing you should do is to download and install iFonebox. There are two versions optional: Windows version and Mac version. Free Trial Version (Win and Mac) is always ready for you. Now, you can follow the listed steps here:
  • Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iTunes Backup. Please connect your iPhone to the computer so as to recover notes to it.
  • Scan notes from your iTunes backup. You can choose the one backup file which contains your lost notes to scan.
  • Preview and pick up disappeared notes to recover. After scanning, just select disappeared notes and then, click Recover to Device ti finish the whole process.


This is how you can recover disappeared notes when sync with iTunes. It is quite convenient and powerful to use iFonebox to recover disappeared notes.


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